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Meet the Divine Cocoa Farmers

March 6 2014

Behind the widely-recognised Fairtrade logo, is the human reality of what Fairtrade is doing. People buy Fairtrade food products because they feel that by doing so they are helping farmers in developing countries, but usually this remains an abstract concept. Divine is the only Fairtrade chocolate company 45% owned by cocoa farmers, in the form of Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union, a co-operative of Ghanaian cocoa farmers. Cocoa goes on a […]

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Ethical Chocolate Christmas Stocking Fillers

December 10 2013

One of the nicest parts of Christmas Day is surely waking up to find your Christmas stocking, which had been empty of Christmas Eve, magically full of little presents! Classic stocking fillers nowadays include ‘sacks’ of gold foil-covered chocolate coins, hidden treasure in the foot of the stocking. Christmas is a time to think of others, hence the lasting power of Charles Dickens’s Christmas Carol, in which the miser Scrooge […]

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2013’s Valentine’s Day Chocolates

February 8 2013

Alongside red roses, chocolate has become the iconic gift for Valentine’s Day. Chocolatier.co.uk surveyed the Valentine’s Day chocolate scene to see what was out there this year. Whether you’re looking for a little treat for your loved one or an indulgent, extravagant indulgence to show how much you care, there’s certainly no shortage of Valentine’s Day chocolate options. Divine chocolate hearts Unsurprisingly, hearts abound, from the House of Dorchester’s box […]

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Review: Bluebasil Gourmet Chocolate Brownies

January 17 2013

These award winning handmade chocolate brownies claim to be the perfect gift. Perfect, yes. Gift, certainly not. Once tried there is no way you will be inclined to give them away. It all starts with a simple cardboard box tied up with blue and beige parcel strings, tagged with an old fashioned luggage label. Unwrap the packaging to let out the powerful smell of cocoa, fruits and spices. Open the […]

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Here comes Chocolate Week 2012!

September 26 2012

An annual highlight in the UK world of chocolate, Chocolate Week (October 8-14) offers a chance for chocolate enthusiasts to come together across the country,  learn more about fine chocolate, meet leading chocolatiers and – of course – enjoy chocolate tastings galore! Culminating in the Chocolate Unwrapped chocolate show in London’s Covent Garden, events during chocolate week range from ‘Choc Tales from Dean Street’ – an innovative chocolate and cocktail […]

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I’m dreaming of a chocolate Christmas

November 10 2011

Christmas is a’coming . . . and the chocolatiers are getting busy. This time of year sees chocolatiers bring out a range of seasonal novelties in order to tempt their customers. Innovative and creative chocolatier Paul A. Young is embracing the festive season wholeheartedly, creating Experiential  (with flavours including Christmas Eve, Smouldering Embers and Christmas Dinner ), Elemental (inspired by nature), and Bountiful (fruit and spice-dominated) chocolates as well as […]

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